The Ministry of infrastructure will this week appoint a new acting head of SE «ASPU» — the mileage Veckagans.
This was stated by the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian, the press service of the Ministry.
«Despite repeated attempts by the government and the Ministry of infrastructure to normalize activity of ASD, state-owned enterprise remains a model of inefficiency, corruption and abuse. There are many questions about controllability of ASD,» said Omeljan.
In addition, according to him, this resistance on the part of the company’s management on any proposal of the Ministry to streamline its work was not anywhere.
«All our decisions are blocked or ignored. Therefore, we are changing the management of ASD, what will be the first step in a large-scale reform of the Maritime industry», — said Omeljan.
He said that appropriate changes were announced them in early December 2016.
«Perhaps that is what prompted the leadership that we are now changing to award themselves bonuses for December in the amount of 700 thousand hryvnias to 1,5 million hryvnia per person. And this is the only official award. One can only imagine the scale of abuse at the state enterprise», — stressed the Minister.
He also said that for normalization of work of the enterprise, the Ministry appointed an acting Chairman of SE «USPA» Sergei Gronsky: «This is a temporary measure with the aim of establishing a normal working dialogue between the Ministry and ASD, as well as stop the abuses that are carried out at the enterprise. This week will be appointed the new acting head of AMPU — Raivis Veckagans».
The Minister noted that the change of management of ASD — one of the stages of reformation of Maritime industry.
«The reform envisages the establishment of a Maritime administration that will take over all tasks of ASD. Also will be a substantial optimization of the structure and personnel of the enterprise. The number one issue — the change of leadership, reform and parallel with this corporatization, as required by Ukrainian legislation», — concluded Omeljan.
Raivis Veckagans — citizen of Latvia, has more than 16 years of experience in the management of enterprises sector of transport and logistics, shipping and financial services.
He held the positions of Board member, Vice-President of JSC «Latvian shipping company», a Board member of the largest port terminal to handle bulk and General cargoes in the Baltic States «Rigas Centralais Terminals», Chairman of the Board of SIA «Riga Container Terminal».
Recall that in April 2016 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine during a meeting of the appointed head of PJSC «Ukrzaliznytsia» (Ukrainian Railways. — Ed.) the former head of the railway company Polish PKP Cargo Adalbert Balcona.
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